Peter Taylor has agreed a two-year contract to remain as Gillingham manager.
The former Leicester, Brighton and Crystal Palace boss is poised to put pen to paper on a deal to keep him at the Priestfield until 2016.
Taylor guided the Gills to a 17th-placed finish this season, six points clear of the relegation zone.
After Saturday's 1-1 draw with Shrewsbury, he made it clear his future needed sorting out quickly.
He said: "I think the club needs a decision straight away - for the size of the club to stay in this division, I think that's what it needs.
"As a club we want to progress, so we need to get that sorted out.
"This season has been a good test for everybody. The players should have all learned something from this season."
Gillingham announced on Sunday that the new contract had been agreed.